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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 70
Length 6287 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 70 6287 yards
Yellow 70 5974 yards
Red (W) 73 5591 yards
Scorecard for Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
White M: 68.7/117 421 358 379 166 285 387 310 366 433 3105 423 308 416 125 527 121 393 407 438 3158 6263
Yellow M: 67.2/113 415 352 373 160 279 387 304 312 367 2949 403 290 410 101 521 115 373 370 432 3015 5964
Red W: 71.2/121 418 350 364 153 282 385 271 251 367 2841 371 282 348 105 469 95 310 326 420 2726 5567
Handicap 16 8 18 14 6 4 2 12 10 17 5 7 13 9 15 1 3 11
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 35 4 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 35 70
Handicap (W) 11 3 5 7 15 1 13 17 9 6 10 4 18 2 16 14 8 12

Course Details

Year Built 1900
Golf Season Year round
Architect James Braid (1922) Jonathan Gaunt (2016)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - GBP 20
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.7
3 Reviews (3)
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Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
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The Gem of the North

Dunstanburgh Castle is one of the real gems of the north, from the challenge to to faculties, it’s just one of those courses that if it were in another part of the UK would be extortionate and packed, but here you get a great round for a good price on a course with true greens and spectacular views.

I played on a Saturday morning, I wanted to tee off early and booked a 07:40 tee time, however I was really early and the four members who were shooting off at 07:00 said: don’t hang around waiting if the tee is free crack on! I let them get away, but finally caught them up at the 6th where they immediately let me play though and I raced round the rest of the course, well as much as you can as you have to take in the vista of every shot.

Clearly the 13th is the signature hole, but they are all fantastic. My only minor gripe is the rough, it’s savage, on some of the holes it is a case of: fairway, first cut, two foot grass and you lose your ball, even if it just rolls in, please just give the edges of that sawgrass a trim!

The clubhouse is nice and has a great mix of golfers, walkers and beach goers.

I thoroughly recommend this course, for me one of the best in the UK!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather

fast greens

the wind was blowing which made the course play long
greens were running fast
rough was a true penalty shot
bunkers were deep
enjoyed our game but pars were hard to come by

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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